fier

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *sperna, from Proto-Indo-European *pornóm ‘wing, feather’ (compare English fern, Lithuanian spar̃nas), from *perHo- ‘feather’ (compare Serbo-Croatian pèro).

Noun[edit]

fier m

  1. fern

Dutch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

fier (comparative fierder, superlative fierst)

  1. proud

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ferus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fier m (feminine fière, masculine plural fiers, feminine plural fières)

  1. proud
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French fier < Vulgar Latin *fīdāre, from Latin fīdere, present active infinitive of fīdō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fier

  1. (reflexive) to trust (à), to rely on (à)
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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fīdāre, from Latin fīdere, present active infinitive of fīdō.

Verb[edit]

fier

  1. (reflexive, se fier) to trust (someone, something)

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Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • fer (regional)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Noun[edit]

fier n (plural fiare)

  1. iron

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Noun[edit]

fier m

  1. iron

West Frisian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fier

  1. far, distant